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One Dead, One Injured in Nokesville Head-On Crash

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 12, 2018

A two car crash that happened on Saturday, July 7th, inside the area of Nokesville in Prince William County left one person dead and another recovering from injuries at a nearby hospital according to officers working with the Prince William County Police Department. The reports that have surfaced at this time indicated that the incident happened during the morning commute, just around 6:00 a.m., and that police were notified shortly after the collision itself. It is not known whether or not one of the people involved in the crash notified the authorities or if they were contacted by a witness or a person who passed by the scene.

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Vienna Recycling Truck Bursts into Flames

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 11, 2018

Members of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue squad were on hand this past Thursday, July 6th, to help extinguish a fire that began to consume a recycling truck working within the city of Vienna. According to initial reports from the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, it was just after 1:00 in the afternoon when fire squad members from Dunn Loring, Tysons Corner, and Vienna were called to respond to an incident believe to have taken place around the 800 block of Maple Avenue East.

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Secret Service Hands Over Hit-and-Run Investigation to Arlington County Police

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 11, 2018

Police with the Arlington County Police Department have taken over the investigation into an incident that happened along Interstate 66, close to Rosslyn, and resulted in the injury of at least two individuals. According to the news reports on the incident, the Secret Service initially handled the ordeal, and it was not until after an accident took place that the investigation was handed over to the police within Arlington County itself.

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Two Car Crash at Stoplight in Vienna

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 10, 2018

On the evening of the 4th of July, when people were in the midst of celebrating Independence Day with cookouts, cold beer, and fireworks, an incident took place which placed a damper on the celebrations for several people who were in their cars. A report from the Vienna Police Department states that the auto accident happened shortly after 11:00 in the evening, and that both of the cars were driving down the western lanes of Maple Avenue.

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Young Cyclist Injured in Accident Near Vienna Park

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 10, 2018

Very recently, a report pertaining to an incident that took place earlier in June was released by the Vienna Police Department through their “Police Highlights” page on the City of Vienna’s website. According to this report, the auto accident in question took place on the 14th of June, during the evening, and involved a bicycle as well as a car. While much of the information pertaining to the incident itself is not public knowledge, we do have most of the particulars from which to draw the events as they very likely happened.

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Three Die After Being Struck by Car on Route 288

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 10, 2018

Police working within the county of Goochland just recently released a statement indicating that they were able to successfully identify the three victims of a car accident that happened along Route 288 on Wednesday, June 27th. According to initial reports, the accident happened close to 9:00 in the evening, after two well-meaning individuals noticed a four-door sedan partially pulled off to the side of the road.

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Crash Between Motorcycle and Minivan in Arlington Results in Several Hospitalizations

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 10, 2018

It was close to 6:30 in the morning of Monday, July 2nd, when police working within Arlington received reports of an incident that had taken place inside of the city. According to these reports, an accident had occurred in an area of Columbia Pike that lies somewhere between South Frederick Street and South Dinwiddie Street. When police and other first responders (including paramedics and EMTs) arrived at the designated location, they found two vehicles were indeed involved in a collision.

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Pedestrian Struck and Killed Inside Fairfax

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 10, 2018

A pedestrian inside of Fairfax County was hit by a car on Friday, June 29th, as they were making their way down Main Street inside of the city of Fairfax itself. According to early reports from the Fairfax County Police Department, the individual (believed to be a 37-year-old who has, as of the time of this writing, not been officially identified) was on foot and walking in a westerly direction down the rightmost side of the eastbound lanes of the street when a car came down this same lane. The report also indicated that the time when this all took place was shortly before 5:30 in the morning.

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Alexandria Body Shop Worker Crashes Client’s Car

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on July 2, 2018

An ex-navy Alexandria resident was understandably alarmed on a Thursday late in June when he received a call from a mechanic telling him that his car had been in an accident. According to the Alexandria man, he had taken his 2016 Ford F-150 to the mechanic after the car had been involved in an accident. The initial accident, while not fully described in the news report, seems to have been a T-bone crash that happened in the neighborhood where the man lives.

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Driver Charged in Fatal Reston Pedestrian Crash

By MacDowell Law Group, P.C. on June 27, 2018

On Monday, May 21st, a collision between a car and a pedestrian in the city of Reston resulted in the death of a 71-year-old woman. While we reported on the initial crash in this blog, an official update makes the story worth revisiting. The events are already public knowledge related to the incident itself, but are worth summarizing as follows:

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